This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a team led by researchers from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III reports data suggesting that interactions between the nuclear and the mitochondrial genomes can influence aging in eukaryotes. In their study, the researchers bred strains of mice with the same nuclear DNA, but different mitochondrial DNA.

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